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Do you cover the electronic devices to protect them from dust? I grew up in an India where offices preferred to cover everything they can. In the 1980s when Typewriters used to rule every office, you will be hard-pressed to see one naked without a dress – every typist (men and women) followed a regime of covering with pride their typewriter with a rexine cover specially made for that model, and, then remove it in the morning every single day. I have seen typists getting an earful from their bosses in private offices for not covering (I meant the typewriter,…

HP Chromebook x2

Earlier I had written about how unsuccessful I was trying to load Chrome OS on a PC, still, Chromebook is an idea that continues to intrigue me – the first one I had tried in 2015 and it was a…

Photo Studio

Having been a Windows GUI guy for nearly two decades, I am rediscovering the charm of command-line and Windows Batch files to automate repetitive tasks. A few weeks back, I had shared a batch file to backup my WordPress blog…

I am not a fanboy of Apple, yet I like my iPad Pro 2018, it is the best tablet out there – perfect form factor, good battery life, clear audio, the widest range of accessories, the largest selection of fine apps across the three major platforms (iOS, Android & Windows). It is not without its faults. I realised there are two useless (for me) features in #iPadOS and #iPad: 1) The multi-windows support and the gestures needed to get it working (I have 25+ years of experience working with GUI, an experienced programmer, yet I needed to watch 3 YouTube videos to learn…

I am liking today’s Microsoft Surface event (recording is here) for its: Incremental gains to Surface Pro & Surface Laptop, AI enhancements to Surface Pro X, Leap of faith on a new category of dual screen Surface Neo, and, Most…